Worlds of fun arriving on Nintendo Switch in 2017
With the E3 video game conference in the rear-view mirror, Nintendo is now looking ahead to some of the great games coming to Nintendo Switch in 2017.
Here are just some of the Nintendo Switch highlights:
Get hyped for the sequel to the hit game about splatting ink and claiming turf, as the squid-like Inklings return in a colourful and chaotic 4 vs. 4 action shooter.
Two years have passed since the release of Splatoon, and two years have also passed in the game world, leading to an evolution in fashion trends and new styles of weapons and gear. Staying fresh never looked so good.
Splatoon 2 dives into action on July 21st, alongside three newly designed Splatoon amiibo: Inkling Girl, Inkling Boy and Inkling Squid.
Fate/ EXTELLA: The Umbral Star
Featuring playable characters from multiple Fate productions across three distinct narrative perspectives, Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star on Nintendo Switch delivers the series’ most legendary showdown yet. Fate/ EXTELLA: The Umbral Star launches for Nintendo Switch on July 21st.
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle
This is the story of an unexpected encounter between Mario and the irreverent Rabbids. The Mushroom Kingdom has been torn apart by a mysterious vortex, transporting the Rabbids into the once-peaceful area, splintering this beloved land.
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle bursts onto the scene on August 29th.
Pokkén Tournament DX
Pokémon is making its way to Nintendo Switch later this year with Pokkén Tournament DX. Including all the content from both the Wii U and arcade versions of Pokkén Tournament, Pokkén Tournament DX introduces an array of exciting new features to create the ultimate Pokkén experience.
Pokkén Tournament DX enters the ring on September 22nd.
Sonic Mania brings fans back to the 2D world of platform games with nostalgic pixel-style art and core “classic” gameplay. Sonic Mania speeds onto the scene this year.
Super Mario Odyssey
Join Mario on a massive, globe-trotting 3D adventure and use his incredible new abilities to collect Moons so you can power up your airship, the Odyssey, and rescue Princess Peach from Bowser's wedding plans!
Super Mario Odyssey will touch down on October 27th alongside three new Super Mario Odyssey series amiibo: Mario, Peach and Bowser in their wedding outfits.
Xenoblade Chronicles 2
Explore an endless ocean of clouds, where the last remnants of civilisation live on the backs of colossal beasts called Titans. Experience the story of Rex and his new friend, Pyra, a mysterious being known as a Blade who grants him tremendous power.
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 arrives this summer.
From the team that brought you Sonic Colors and Generations, comes the next exciting title in the Sonic franchise, Sonic Forces. Experience fast-paced action as Modern Sonic, thrilling platforming as Classic Sonic, and utilise powerful new gadgets as your own custom Hero Character. Help Sonic fight back to reclaim the world from Dr. Eggman and a powerful, mysterious new villain.
Sonic Forces joins the fray this spring.
Winner or nominee of more than 150 ‘Game of the Year’ awards, Rocket League is a high-powered hybrid of arcade soccer and driving with rewarding physics-based gameplay.
Rocket League shifts into gear this summer.
EA SPORTS FIFA 18
EA SPORTS FIFA 18 on Nintendo Switch is the most immersive, social, and authentic football game ever created for Nintendo players. Feature-packed, you can now play the world’s game anytime, anywhere and in unique ways with EA SPORTS FIFA 18 on Nintendo Switch.
EA SPORTS FIFA 18 kicks off on Nintendo Switch on September 29th.
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Winner of more than 200 Game of the Year Awards, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, the epic fantasy from Bethesda Game Studios, arrives for Nintendo Switch. The legendary open-world adventure where you can be anyone and do anything, now allows you to play anywhere – at home on your TV or on the go.
Embark on your epic quest when The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim launches this summer.
Fire Emblem Warriors
Clash with legions of soldiers and fierce monsters as Marth, Xander, Corrin, and other Fire Emblem heroes unleashing over-the-top-powerful Dynasty Warriors-style moves.
Take direct control of known and original Fire Emblem characters, issue them strategic commands in the midst of battle, pair up heroes to unleash stunning attacks, and more.
Fire Emblem Warriors charges into battle this spring.
Stay tuned to www.nintendo.com.au for all the latest local information about upcoming titles on Nintendo Switch!
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